ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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INDONESIA-Violence in Paradise

Violence in Paradise Olle Tornquist The rising violence in Indonesia in recent months has to be seen in the context of several developments. For one, not only have the working and middle classes grown, but youth groups have become politically more mobile. The general discontent with the despotic political system has accentuated with the drought and the current economic crisis. The risk is great that Indonesia is headed for a period of wider political violence.

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